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How old are you?
Under 20 9%  9%  [ 10 ]
20-30 16%  16%  [ 17 ]
30-40 20%  20%  [ 22 ]
40-50 32%  32%  [ 35 ]
50-60 19%  19%  [ 20 ]
60+ 4%  4%  [ 4 ]
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 22, 2008 12:12 pm 
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 22, 2008 8:23 pm 
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Well, a bunch of old people here.

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calvin2hikers wrote:
Well, a bunch of old people here.

Yes, but no geezers.

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Milton Bradley wrote:
calvin2hikers wrote:
Well, a bunch of old people here.

Yes, but no geezers.

So.....listening to Zappa shortens one's life span?

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just plain doug wrote:
Milton Bradley wrote:
calvin2hikers wrote:
Well, a bunch of old people here.

Yes, but no geezers.

So.....listening to Zappa shortens one's life span?
It's all that second-hand smoke of Frank's coming out of the LPs, CDs and DVDs. Really triples my own! :mrgreen: :smoke: (47)

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just plain doug wrote:
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calvin2hikers wrote:
Well, a bunch of old people here.

Yes, but no geezers.

So.....listening to Zappa shortens one's life span?


It could be that Zappa fans over 60 aren't internet savvy enough to find or care about this forum. They're probably still cursing at the blinking clock they can't set on the VCR they can't operate.

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PostPosted: Sun Nov 23, 2008 3:23 pm 
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Being a Zappa/Mothers fan goes back to 1966. If you were 18 then, you would be 60 now. I'm sure there would have been older fans than 18 then and joining the ranks since then, but I get the feeling that most people discover FZ when they're young and then stick to it rather than come to it later. Also, people who vote in polls on this forum are a minority amongst FZ fans, so maybe the over 60s FZ fans are out there but just statistically unlikely to vote in this poll.

Hey Swifty, you might be right about the Internet and age thing, but My Mum's 82 and she's on the Internet, but I guess she's had and still gets a lot of help from me. And 60s is not that old these days really, we've had personal computers around for nearly 30 years now.

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just plain doug wrote:
Milton Bradley wrote:
calvin2hikers wrote:
Well, a bunch of old people here.

Yes, but no geezers.

So.....listening to Zappa shortens one's life span?


No, it prevents geezerism :lol:

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This just in...

Geezer Butler would like to join the forum.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 24, 2008 3:06 pm 
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The way I see it...The important thing is that the younger ones are there. The over 60 crowd have spread the ''Zappa Doctrine'' to their children and they will teach their children.


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 24, 2008 6:16 pm 
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It looks like the 40-50 crowd made a late comeback and took the lead! It makes sense though. Zappa was popular with the teens in the 70's. You add 30 years and you get a forty something year old fan!

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The way I see it...The important thing is that the younger ones are there. The over 60 crowd have spread the ''Zappa Doctrine'' to their children and they will teach their children.


Well, I suppose so. But won't it reach a plateau of diminishing returns eventually? 50, 100 years from now?

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It could be that Zappa fans over 60 aren't internet savvy enough to find or care about this forum. They're probably still cursing at the blinking clock they can't set on the VCR they can't operate.


lol!! :D

Hmm, not many 20-something fans here at all... :|


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 25, 2008 6:08 am 
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Looks like I fall into the middle of the key demographic according to this poll.


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thepoodlebites wrote:
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I'm young.
I always have said: Give me an old dog, A young woman and a good cigar...I'd be in heaven! (Oh well.. two outta three ain't bad)...... back to dreaming about young women!


I'm REALLY young.

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ZappasGod wrote:
thepoodlebites wrote:
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I'm young.
I always have said: Give me an old dog, A young woman and a good cigar...I'd be in heaven! (Oh well.. two outta three ain't bad)...... back to dreaming about young women!


I'm REALLY young.

But not too young!! :wink:

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Nack Blapkin wrote:
swiftkicknow wrote:
It could be that Zappa fans over 60 aren't internet savvy enough to find or care about this forum. They're probably still cursing at the blinking clock they can't set on the VCR they can't operate.


lol!! :D

Hmm, not many 20-something fans here at all... :|


It's quality, not quantity. :P

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If my high school math serves me right I'm 41. And my vcr clock is right twice a day.

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I'll be 65 in January. I've been listening to FZ, recorded and live, since 1970. I got out of the Army in April of 1970 (drafted) and when I came home I was eager to catch up on the local music scene. I was surfing the FM dial on my stereo and "Concentration Moon" came on an obscure college station. I waited to hear who the artist was, and I remember writing it down. The next day I went to Sam Goody's in the Mall and bought "We're Only In It For The Money" and the rest is history.


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 26, 2008 12:26 pm 
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Lotsa 30 - 50 people here!
Maybe it's just the younger Zappa people don't visit this forum? Maybe they just listen and don't get involved with all this typing? Hmmmm.... :?


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I'm 48.....but I'm willing to learn! :roll:

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I'm 15, been listening since 13.

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